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Today's News

  • Poverty simulation highlights struggles families face

    For two hours, Wynita Worley was a 21-year community college student who was suddenly in charge of three younger siblings when her father was sentenced to 45 days in jail.
    While the family’s rent and child care was paid, there was no income for utilities and groceries.
    Worley and her siblings had to find a way to survive not unlike many other struggling families in Kentucky.

  • How do you celebrate a Night of Fright?

    Ghost hunter to visit library

  • Teenager saves mom; honored by firefighters

    Casey Jones is polite and has a sweet smile.
    The freshman at Grant County High School can also add “hero” to what people say about him.
    “He’s got a big responsibility on his shoulders and we felt like he should be honored for that,” said Charlie Conley, safety officer for the Dry Ridge Fire Department.
    Casey was made an honorary member of the Dry Ridge Fire Department earlier this month for keeping calm when his mother has a diabetic emergency.

  • Free Makeover for Holidays

    The American Cancer Society and St. Elizabeth Grant Co. are offering
    Look Good Feel Better at 6 p.m. on Nov 7, a program for female cancer patients who are in treatment.
    Learn how to enhance your appearance with free makeup for the holidays.
    The program is free to all participants. Contact your American Cancer Society at 859-647-2200 to register for the session (RSVP required.)
     

  • Commuity Holiday Assistance

    The Grant County Holiday Assistance Programs in collaboration with the Family Resource Youth Services Centers and Grant County Community Service Program would like to share the following information:

  • Moore Anniversary

    The family of Harold and Linda Moore will hold an open house celebrating the couple's 50th wedding anniversary from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 6, at the Grant County High School.

  • Delph Anniversary

    Charles and Bernice Delph celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They went back to the place they went 50 years ago. They visited the Great Smokey Mountains. Bernice and Charles Delph have one daughter, Charla Durr and one son the late Charles Blaine Delph Jr.; The couple also has four grandchildren, Dewayne, Chad, Cody and Andrew Durr.

  • Lady Demons set sights on regional return

    It will be an uphill battle for Williamstown, but the Lady Demons will prepare for a chance at a third consecutive regional appearance, as they defeated Gallatin County in the first round of the 8th Region 32nd District tournament Oct. 11.

    With the tournament just down the road at Grant County High School, Williamstown will not have to worry about a long bus ride to the tournament, however they do have a long road ahead if they want to go back to the regional tournament.

  • Girl’s soccer wants district title

    The Lady Braves accomplished their first goal in getting to the regional tournament.

    The Lady Braves defeated Mason County 4-0 in the first round of the 23rd District Tournament Oct. 10 at St. Patrick’s in Maysville.

    For senior Kristin Keeton the opportunity to go back in her final season will be heartfelt. Her mother has been battling lymphoma and has only been to a couple of games.

    Keeton would like to see the Lady Braves not only make it to regional, but come away as district champs.

  • Boy’s soccer has tough road at districts

    The season hasn’t been the easiest for the Braves Boy’s soccer team this season.

    Grant County lost 11 seniors and eight starters from last year’s team and their coach.

    This season now goes from playing with a 1-14 record, to facing Pendleton County, after they defeated Walton-Verona Oct. 10, 2-0, in the 12th Region District 23 tournament.